It’s wearing a cape!
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Blanket Octopus, for those unwilling to follow links.
Somewhat unrelated but you are the person to ask.
Do stingrays have legs? Or did they share a common ancestor with legs? I ask because there is this picture floating about on the web – http://imgur.com/r/pics/GMzpq.
No, they don’t have ancestors with legs, and those aren’t legs. Those look clasper organs, modified fins that are used as penises.
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What an awful name for such a graceful animal.
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